Huang Yong Ping
(born 1954) is a contemporary French visual artist of Chinese origin. Huang's work combines many media and cultural influence, but is particularly strongly influence by the intellectual abstraction of Dada
and by Chinese numerology
traditions. Founder of the Xiamen Dada group in China in the 1980s, Huang's installations have included unorthodox materials such as live snakes and scorpions. Many of Huang's sculptural works encompass a large scale, some tens of meters in dimension.
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retrospective on Huang's work was shown at the Walker Art Center
, from October 16, 2005 through January 15, 2006, at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
from March 18, 2006 to February 25, 2007, at the Vancouver Art Gallery
from April 5 to September 16, 2007, and Ullens Center for Contemporary Art
in Beijing from March 22 to June 8, 2008. The program to this retrospective describes Huang's work as:
<blockquote>Huang's sculptures and installations—drawing on the legacies of Joseph Beuys, Arte Povera, and John Cage as well as traditional Chinese art and philosophy—routinely juxtapose traditional objects or iconic images with modern references.</blockquote>In 1996 Huang Yong Ping took part in Manifesta
, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art in Rotterdam, in 1997 Huang participated in "Skulptur.Projekte"
in Muenster, Germany with his skulpture "100 Arms of......